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Trisha Klowak
Worked at UW-Whitewaer Andersen Library
Attended University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lives in Waukesha, WI
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Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall and Denvor Moore
★★★ 1/2 "But I found out everybody's different - the same kind of different as me.  We're all just regular folks walkin down the road God done set in front of us.  The truth about it is, whether we is rich or poor or somethin in between, this earth ain't no...
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Saints by Gene Luen Yang
★★★★ These two graphic novels are paired together and take place in China
during the end of the nineteenth century.  Saints follows the rebellion from the point
of view of a girl from the same village of Little Bao named “Four-Girl.”   Four-Girl is an unwel...
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Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
★★★★★ "He doesn't know which is worse, a past he can't regain or a present that will destroy him if he looks at it too clearly. Then there's the future. Clear vertigo." This post-apocalyptic novel focuses on the character of
Snowman, previously known as Jim...
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The Shining by Stephen King
★★★★ "Sometimes human places create inhuman monsters." In this horror novel, Jack Torrance and his family
find themselves in more than they bargained for at the Overlook Hotel.  Jack is a recovering alcoholic dealing with
anger issues and hopes to find a ne...
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Hole in My Life by Jack Gantos
★★★★ "Someone once said anyone can be great under rosy circumstances, but the true test of character is measured by how well a person makes decisions during difficult times." In
this memoir, Jack Gantos begins his story when he is a senior in high school
wh...
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Summer Island by Kristin Hannah
★★★ "As mothers and daughters, we are connected to one another.  My mother is the bones of my spine, keeping me straight and true.  She is my blood, making sure it runs rich and strong.  She is the beating of my heart.  I cannot now imagine a life without h...
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Anya's Ghost by Vera Brosgol
★★★★ "You may look normal like everyone else, but you're not.  Not on the inside." Anya
is a young immigrant from Russia living in the United States with her
family.  She doesn’t seem to fit into
anywhere at her private school, is constantly worrying about ...
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Boxers by Gene Luen Yang
★★★★ "What is China but a people and their stories." These two graphic novels are paired together and take place in China
during the end of the nineteenth century. 
The first novel, Boxers, tells
the story of Little Bao, whose village is being disrupted by ...
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Time of My Life by Allison Winn Scotch
★★★★ "Finally, when she was six weeks old, I heard her stir in her crib, so I dragged myself in to begin the routine: diaper, nurse, burp, sing, nap all over again.  Katie was staring at her pink floral bumper guard and must have heard me enter.  She startl...
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The First Part Last by Angela Johnson
★★★★ "I can tell you how it is to feel as brand new as my daughter even though I don't know what comes next in this place called Heaven." Bobby
and Nia are typically upper-middle class teenagers living in New York
City.  They have a good relationship,
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The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
★★★★ 1/2 "When we're afraid, we lose all sense of analysis and reflection.  Our fear paralyzes us.  Besides, fear has always been the driving force behind all dictators' repression." In this autobiographical graphic novel, the author
tells of her life growi...
★★★★ 1/2 "When we're afraid, we lose all sense of analysis and reflection.  Our fear paralyzes us.  Besides, fear has always been the driving force behind all dictators' repression." In this autobiographical graphic n...
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Absolutely Positively Not by David LaRochelle
★★★★ 1/2 "Of course!  That was it!  I didn't need a tattoo.  What I needed was something a lot less expensive and considerably less painful.  What I needed was a Playboy." When
sixteen-year-old Steven DeNarsky starts to develop feelings for his teacher,
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